Kallu Kadai Muttai (Toddy Shop Egg Fry)

A very long time ago, before prohibition was imposed in India, shops selling toddy (palm wine or kallu as it is called in Tamil), were prevalent in Tamil Nadu. Households bought fresh toddy for the preparation of aappam, and people still recall with nostalgia the aappams made with toddy. These toddy shops were in the habit of serving along with the toddy, spiced fried eggs to entice customers. This preparation came to be called Kallu Kadai Muttai.

Kallu Kadai Muttai

Kallu Kadai Muttai

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